Hashemite

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Related to House of Hashim: Hashemite monarchy

Hash·e·mite

also Hash·i·mite  (hăsh′ə-mīt′)
n.
A member of a princely Arab family claiming direct descent from the prophet Muhammad.

[From Arabic hāšimī, from hašama, to destroy, smash; see hśm in Semitic roots.]